Public PK-12 School District in Dalton, Georgia

2021-22 English


Beginning June 1, 2021 Pre-registration for All New Students - DPS Enrollment Center
101 N. Thornton Ave., (706) 876-4000
Tuesday - Monday, August 3 - 9 Professional Learning
School Orientations: Middle School - Morning
Elementary Schools - Afternoon
Tuesday, August 10 First Day of School for Students
Monday, September 6 Labor Day Holiday / Staff and Student Holiday
Tuesday, September 7 Student Virtual Learning Day
Wednesday, September 29 Early Dismissal for Students
Friday, October 8 Student Virtual Learning Day
Monday, October 11 Staff and Student Holiday
Tuesday, October 12 Student Holiday/Staff Professional Learning Day
Monday - Friday November 22-26 Thanksgiving Holidays
Friday, December 17 Last Day of School Before Winter Holiday Begins for Staff & Students
Early Dismissal for Students
End First Semester (86 days)
Monday, January 3 Student Holiday / Staff Work Day
Tuesday, January 4 Classes Resume for Students after Winter Holidays
Monday, January 17 Staff and Student Holiday
Tuesday, January 18 Student Virtual Learning Day
Friday, February 18 Student Holiday / Staff Professional Learning Days
Monday & Tuesday, February 21-22 Mid-Winter Holiday
Wednesday, March 16 Early Dismissal for Students
Wednesday, March 23 Student Virtual Learning Day
Monday - Friday, April 4-8 Spring Holidays
Friday, April 15 Staff and Student Holiday
Friday, May 27 Last Student Day of School*
Early Dismissal for Students
End Second Semester** (94 days)
The Dalton Academy Graduation** (Friday, May 27)
Saturday, May 28 Dalton High School Graduation**
Tuesday and Wednesday, May 31 - June 1 Staff Professional Learning Days



1st Semester - 86 days
2nd Semester - 94 days

*School make-up days will be used as school days in the event days are missed due to weather/emergencies. Otherwise these days will be staff/student holidays

**Graduation date and last day of school can be affected by make-up days.

Elementary Schools & Hammond Creek Middle

Nine Weeks Grading Periods EndReport Card Dates
Thursday, October 7Friday, October 15
Friday, December 17Friday, January 7
Friday, March 11Friday, March 18
Friday, May 27Friday, May 27

Dalton Jr. High, Dalton High and The Dalton Academy

Semester EndsSemester Report Cards
Friday, December 17Friday, January 7
Friday, May 27Wednesday, June 1

Six Weeks Periods EndProgress Reports Issued
Tuesday, September 21Friday, September 24
Thursday, November 4Tuesday, November 9
Thursday, February 24Tuesday, March 1
Thursday, April 14Wednesday, April 20

Early Dismissal for ALL Students & Parent Conferences

Wednesday, September 29
Wednesday, March 16

Early Dismissal for ALL Students & Professional Learning

Wednesday, December 17
Friday, May 27